Lets Talk about Race by Julius LesterI am a story. So are you. So is everyone.
Julius Lester says, I write because our lives are stories. If enough of those stories are told, then perhaps we will begin to see that our lives are the same story. The differences are merely in the details. Now Mr. Lester shares his own story as he explores what makes each of us special. Karen Barbours dramatic, vibrant paintings speak to the heart of Lesters unique vision, truly a celebration of all of us.
Book Talk//Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester
LET'S TALK ABOUT RACE
Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. The artwork is gorgeous and brimming with color and blend with the text in order to extend them. The readers are shown a perspective that allows them to understand a common identity everyone shares. Lester discusses race in a succinct and easy to digest manner. EMiMIB Jun 26, This book tells a story about how everybody is the same and that you shouldn't be judged by the color of your skin but you should see what makes up your story and that if everybody were to take of their skin they would look the same. The author takes the topic of race and presents it in a delicate and thought-provoking manner for children. Although it is aimed for children, I think it would be helpful to incorporate it into a discussion with adolescents.
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Thank you! A comforting direct address asks readers to think of themselves as stories, and to consider the elements of their stories: families, favorite foods, hobbies, etc. Possibly the most effective exercise engages the reader directly by asking her to feel the bones under her skin, a multimedia demonstration of sorts of our universal kinship. There was a problem adding your email address. Please try again.
Let's Talk about Race book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I am a story. So are you. So is brainporttalentbox.com Lester say. .
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A strong choice for sharing at home or in the classroom. Karen Barbour's dramatic, vibrant paintings speak to the heart of Lester's unique vision, truly a celebration of all of us. Julius Lester said: "I write because our lives are stories. If enough of these stories are told, then perhaps we will begin to see that our lives are the same story. The differences are merely in the details.